10 Stories Not To Miss On GDI This Week

  1. Watch Highlights Video Of GDI London 2017 – Both the video and photos were done by the excellent Amy Charles Media.
  2. New Research Says Online Dating Is Changing Society By Increasing Levels Of Interracial Marriages
    – The research was conducted by Josue Ortega at the University of Essex and Philipp Hergovich at the University of Vienna in Austria.
  3. Millenials Just As Happy To Be Set Up By Friends As To Meet Someone Organically – The research looks at people’s willingness to be set up on dates.
  4. GDI Nominated For Best New Business At SME National Business Awards 2017 – The SME National Business Awards honours “industrious, hardworking and enterprising SMEs” of 250 employees or less.
  5. California Amends Online Dating Service Contract Law – Jerry Brown amended the Dating Service Contract Act with AB-314, bringing a number of changes regarding online dating contracts.
  6. Personality-Focused Chatbot Startup NearGroup Raises $1.6m Led By OpenOcean – NearGroup allows users to connect with like-minded people based on proximity, personality, and creativity.
  7. TrafficPartner Signs New Deal With DatingCash and Mad Offers – DatingCash is European affiliate program active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the UK.
  8. Google Rolling Out New AdWords To All Advertisers – The first main change is that account pages load 20% faster, and Google has revamped the design to make it less cluttered and easier to navigate.
  9. New Figures Say Online Dating-Related Crimes Have Increased By 382% In Five Years –In 2011, the figure was at 140, which has risen by 382% in five years to 676.
  10. Jack’d Adds GIFs & New User Insights With Version 4.0 – Another feature that arrives with the latest version is a newly-designed “Insights” feature.
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